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(spred′ĕr)


1. An instrument for distributing something evenly over a tissue or culture plate.
2. A bacterial culture that, as it grows, spreads over the surface of the culture medium.
3. A surgical instrument that divides and holds apart tissues or bones.

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TY - ELEC T1 - spreader ID - 732587 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732587/all/spreader PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -